Canara Bank is a leading Public Sector Bank with over 6300 branches all over the world. Canara Bank PO Exam is conducted by the Canara Bank to recruit Probationary Officers (PO). Candidates who clear the PO Exam will be eligible to a undergo One-year training course leading to Post Graduate Diploma in Banking and Finance (PGDBF) either through Manipal Global Education Services Pvt Ltd., Bengaluru or NITTE Education International Pvt Ltd., Greater Noida, (recognized by UGC). Upon completion of the Canara Bank PGDBF, recruits will be appointed as Probationary Officers in Junior Management Grade Scale-I. Now, we shall go through the different details of Canara Bank PO exam such as Exam Date, Eligibility criteria, Vacancy, Syllabus, Selection process, exam pattern, cut off marks, Salary and other relevant details.
Canara Bank PO Exam Date 2021
The Canara Bank PO Exam notification 2021 is not yet released. So, the exam dates will be updated upon the release of official notification.
|Start Date of Online Application||To be updated|
|End Date of Online Application||To be updated|
|Admit Card Download (tentative)||To be updated|
|Date of Online Test (tentative)||To be updated|
Canara Bank PO Salary 2021
Below is the payscale of Canara Bank Probationary Officer
|JMGS-1||23700 – 980/7 – 30560 – 1145/2 – 32850 – 1310/7 – 42020|
Dearness Allowance, HRA, CCA, Medical Aid, Leave Fare Concession, etc. and Perquisites like Conveyance, Furniture,etc., depending on the place of posting shall be paid as per rules.
Canara Bank PO Eligibility Criteria 2021
There are 2 criteria that a candidate should fulfill in order to appear for the Canara Bank PO exam 2021.
- Education Qualifications
- Minimum Age: 20 years
- Maximum Age: 30 Years
- SC/ST – 5 years
- OBC (Non-creamy layer) – 3 years
- PWD – 10 years
- Ex-servicemen – 5 years
- You should have a bachelor’s degree in any discipline (with a minimum of 60% marks for General/OBC & 55% for SC/ST/PWBD).
- You must also have operating & working knowledge in computer systems which you should already possess or acquire within 6 months from the date of joining the Bank.
- You should have knowledge of Hindi before applying or completion of the course.
Canara Bank PO Vacancies 2021
The Canara Bank PO 2021 Vacancy details will be released along with the official notification. Below are the total number of PO Vacancies released in PO 2018 notification.
Canara Bank PO Exam Pattern 2021
There are 3 stages in the Canara Bank selection process
- Online Objective Test ( 200 marks; 200 Questions; 2 Hours)
- Group Discussion (50 marks for GD & Interview)
Online Objective Test
- This test will be conducted by IBPS, Mumbai.
- There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for every wrong answer.
- There is a Total Cut-off score and also a section-wise (Subject wise) cut-off score that a candidate need to achieve.
Online Objective Test Exam Pattern
|Subject||Medium of Exam||No. of Qs||Marks||Time|
|Reasoning||English & Hindi||50||50||Composite time
of 2 Hours
|Quantitative Aptitude||English & Hindi||50||50|
|General Awareness||English & Hindi||50||50|
Group Discussion (GD) & Interview
- Candidates who clear the Online Test will be called for a GD & Interview.
- For each post, 3 candidates will be called for Group Discussion & Interview.
- Total marks for GD & Interview are 50.
Canara Bank PO Syllabus
Canara Bank Exam syllabus can be grouped into four major subjects. Below is the detailed Canara Bank exam syllabus for each of the four subjects
|English Language||Numerical Ability||Reasoning Ability||General Awareness|
|Reading Comprehension||Number Series||Puzzle and Arrangements||Banking Awareness|
|Cloze Test||Simplification/ Approximation||Inequality||Financial Awareness|
|Fillers||Quadratic Equations||Syllogism||Govt. Schemes and Policies|
|Spotting Errors||Data Interpretation||Coding-Decoding||Current Affairs|
|Sentence Improvement||Data Sufficiency||Input-Output||Static General Awareness|
|Fill in the Blanks||Miscellaneous||Data Sufficiency||–|
|Para Jumbles||Quantity Based Questions||Logical Reasoning||–|
|Paragraph Completion||–||Miscellaneous (Blood Relations, Direction sense, Order and Ranking, etc.)||–|
|Sentence Connectors||–||Computer Aptitude||–|
Canara Bank PO Cutoff Marks 2021
The PO 2021 cut off marks will be updated after the completion of the written exam and declaration of final result. However, we have provided the PO exam 2018 Cut off marks for your reference. Below is the Subject wise and Overall cutoff marks that a candidate needs to score (released by Canara Bank).
|Category||Reasoning Cut Off||English Cut Off||General Awareness Cut Off||Quantitative Aptitude Cut Off||Overall Cut Off|
Canara Bank PO Application Fee
For SC/ST/PWD — Rs 118 (includes GST @18%)
All Others — Rs 708 (includes GST@18%)
One year Canara Bank PGDBF Course Fee
Candidates who make it to the final list of selected candidates should go through a one-year training course leading to Post Graduate Diploma in Banking and Finance (PGDBF) at one of the below institutions at the specified fee.
|Name of the Institute||Course Fee per Candidate|
|M/s Manipal Global Education Services Pvt. Ltd, Bengaluru Campus||Course Fee: Rs. 3,50,000/- to 63,000/- Total Course Fee: Rs. 4,13,000/-|
|M/s NITTE Education International Pvt. Ltd., Greater Noida Campus||Course Fee: Rs. 3,00,000/- to Rs. 54,000/- Total Course Fee: Rs. 3,54,000/-|